Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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from notes by William Whitehead © 2011
|A Festival of Psalms|
An exploration of the themes conveyed by the Old Testament—strife and joy, prayer and praise—as interpreted by composers over the course of four and a half centuries—with music by Allegri, Bernstein, Byrd, Parry, Purcell and Wesley» More
|Bernstein, Stravinsky & Schoenberg: Symphonic Psalms & Prayers|
Joined by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Tenebrae performs contrastingly iconic responses to the Book of Psalms by Stravinsky, Bernstein and Zemlinsky, plus Schoenberg’s fiendishly unaccompanied 'Friede auf Erden'.» More
|Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; Copland: In the beginning; Barber: Agnus Dei|
‘An imaginative and enterprising programme, extremely well sung and recorded’ (Gramophone)
‘An exquisite disc. Indispensable’ (Acoustic Sounds Catalog, USA)» More
|Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem; Bernstein: Chichester Psalms|
Soloists Ailish Tynan and Roderick Williams set the bar suitably high in committed new recordings of two choral classics.» More